DJ Khaled Once Offended J Balvin With Ridiculous Gift

DJ Khaled made a miscalculation.

BYAlexander Cole
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DJ Khaled is known for being one of the most vibrant personalities in the entire hip-hop world. Overall, he has been at it for a very long time. Starting out as a DJ in Miami, Khaled was able to build a ton of connections. Subsequently, he started dropping albums with features from the largest artists in the entire world. Ultimately, he is still a huge name in the industry, and he continues to release projects. Moreover, his list of connections continues to grow and grow and grow.

Recently, DJ Khaled has been spotted alongside J Balvin. Just like Balvin, he has his very own line of Jumpman sneakers. Balvin even recently gifted Khaled with a pair of his new Air Jordan 3s. This was done on the golf course, and it made for a great social media moment. Subsequently, Balvin is speaking about his friendship with Khaled on Hotboxin' with Mike Tyson. In the clip below, you can see how Khaled actually offended Balvin once with his bizarre Pablo Escobar-themed gift.

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DJ Khaled Tried But Failed

Essentially, DJ Khaled is quite fond of Pablo Escobar, as are many hip-hop artists from the United States. However, J Balvin does not like him at all. Unfortunately, Khaled never got this message and presented Balvin with a bit of a baffling offering. “One day DJ Khaled called me while I was doing an interview,” Balvin explained. “He was like, ‘Wait wait, I got a gift for you!’ He brought a huge picture of Pablo Escobar. I was like, ‘Listen. Take that shit back there because we don’t give a fuck about that guy here!'”

Needless to say, DJ Khaled eventually got the message. For now, it is probably a safe bet for Khaled to stick to sneakers as gifts, at least for the immediate future. As for Balvin, fans are looking forward to those Air Jordan 3s. They look amazing, and will likely be one of the biggest releases of the year. Let us know what you think of Khaled's faux-pas, in the comments section below. Additionally, stay tuned to HNHH for more news from around the music world.

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Alexander Cole is the current Managing Editor of HotNewHipHop. He started at HotNewHipHop back in 2018 where he began as a Sports and Sneakers writer. During this time, he has shown an expertise in Air Jordans, Yeezys, and all things that have to do with Nike. His favorite kicks are the Air Jordan 1 High OG, the Air Jordan 4, the Air Jordan 6, and the Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2 in the "Beluga 2.0" colorway. Although his collection might not be the biggest, he is always looking to add new styles to it. When it comes to sports, Alex has a particular interest in the NBA and the NFL. His favorite teams are anywhere LeBron goes, and the Kansas City Chiefs. As a Montrealer, the Montreal Canadiens hold a special place in his heart, even if they haven't won the Stanley Cup in his lifetime. Alex also works for the Concordia Stingers, where he provides play-by-play and color commentary for the football, hockey, and basketball teams His favorite hip-hop artists are Kendrick Lamar, Playboi Carti, Travis Scott, and Lil Uzi Vert.